Essays Tagged: "cold temperatures"

Dachau

soners. They wore lightweight jumpsuits , with thin boots. This clothingwas very inadequate for the cold temperatures of the area. As the Nazi forces advanced , more prisoners were sent to all ...

(1 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Mt Everest-

atmosphere, where oxygen levels are dangerously low. The lack of oxygen , high winds, and extremely cold temperatures preclude the development of plant and animal life on the upper slopes. Precipitati ... ute in 1920. Numerous attempts to climb the mountain failed because of the combined difficulties of cold, arid air, high winds, difficult terrian, and high altitude. But, dispite these difficulties, E ...

(1 pages) 86 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Life in Antarctica.

Imagine temperatures so cold that skin freezes instantly or wind so strong that if you were to hold onto a stop sign, your f ... to prepare for the worst. To protect ourselves from frostbite and hypothermia caused by exposure to cold temperatures, we are dressed appropriately.Each night to make sure nothing including ourselves ... There are whales, seals many types of fish and even petrels (a bird).Although Antarctica is such a cold and barren area there is still a place to receive some comfort in this frozen place of nothing ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Analysis of Randall Jarrell's "The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner" and Wilfred Owen's "Dulce et Decorum est"

ner had little room to move and was very cramped. In this cramped space, the gunner faced extremely cold temperatures and had to squeeze into a fetal position: "From my mother's sleep I feel into the ... . The last line of the poem is perhaps the harshest reference to the futility of human life and the coldness of war, especially in WWII. The gunner states that, "When I died they washed me out of the ...

(4 pages) 94 1 2.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Case Study: Dow Corning and the Silicone Breast Implant Controversy

developed several resins, fluids, and rubber compounds that could withstand the extremes of hot and cold temperatures. It was 1940 when Corning approached Dow Chemical with the proposal for a joint ve ...

(12 pages) 129 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Actual Geography of Park City, Utah.

geography and the climate when I took a trip there in February of this year. I have always enjoyed cold winter places with abundant snowfall and mountains. Park City fits these characteristics very w ... tainous part of the United States of America and it is a place of much accumulation of snowfall and cold temperatures in the majority of its winter months. Also given the high altitudes of its mountai ...

(10 pages) 45 0 4.6 Feb/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Artic Tundra Biome (antartica)

c and Alpine Tundra Biomes Artic Tundra The artic tundra, in the northern hemisphere is the coldest biome in the world. Tunturia means treeless plains; hence what we now call tundra. When the ... n the nutrients of the earth! Because of the climate "plants are short and group together to resist cold temperatures" (Berkley.edu). Approximately 1,700 different plants have been discovered wi ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Computers

nty degrees and sunny. During the winter month's heavy rains occur along with very short periods of cold temperatures. El Nino's, La Nina and earthquakes also have been present to cause Eco-Environmen ...

(7 pages) 27 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

World Lit

her with no way out. The way he thinks is revolved around the weather and how to stay alive in such cold temperatures. In Crime and Punishment, Raskolnikov, the protagonist murders the pawnbroker duri ... e of Ivan Denisovich in situated in Siberia where the temperature is below zero and stays extremely cold. This novel is taken place during the time when Stalin ruled in Russia, Shukov, a carpenter is ...

(5 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Physics Of The Titanic

tanic Sank: a) Loss of buoyancy and displacement b) Reduction in hull speed c) Weakened rivets from cold temperatures d) Gravitational force acting on hull a) Loss of buoyancy and displacement Archime ... d not slowed down she may not have collided with the iceberg. (See Diagram) c) Weakened Rivets From Cold Temperatures When the iceberg hit the Titanic, she popped many of the steel rivets holding the ...

(4 pages) 23 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Isopod Behavior Lab Report

mild to hot temperatures will most likely go outside to do things. While people who don't like the cold temperatures will do things inside, just so they don't go outside. This shows how a stimulus ca ...

(7 pages) 26 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Oranges

"with a girl". In the next lines the speaker describes how the boy was carrying two oranges in the cold temperatures. Then in the next lines the speaker's description "Frost cracking beneath my steps ... th rouge". The speaker tells of her face with make-up, but in reality it just might be red from the cold or her excitement from seeing the young boy.In the next line the speaker describes the young bo ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Botulism

into a resting phase and are able to survive through unfavourable conditions such as extreme hot or cold temperatures, radiation, or in this case the presence of oxygen. The spores of this bacterium a ...

(5 pages) 43 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

REPTILIA: CROCODYLIA: ALLIGATORIDAE CAIMAN CROCODILUS This is a species account Caiman crocodilus, common name: Common Caiman or the Spectacled caiman

less distinct, as well as their markings. Adults have a dull olive-green. Caimans are responsive to cold temperatures in general preferring water temperatures above 28.5°C (Diefenbach, 1975).FIGUR ...

(6 pages) 10 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Scientific Taxonomy and Earth's Biodiversity

he other hand, chief differences exist as well. Penguins are aquatic, flightless birds that live in cold temperatures (Busch Entertainment Corporation, 2002). Hummingbirds however, stay close in mid-a ... nguins, and emperor penguins. The order Sphenisciformes classifies birds as flightless birds within cold temperatures - thus, penguins. Hummingbirds belong to the order Apodiformes, which includes two ...

(3 pages) 1462 0 3.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ice Storms and Severe Winter Storms

than 0.25 inches. On the other hand, sever winter storms are cyclonic weather hazards that occur at cold temperatures and involve excess snow, sleet and ice. For a general classification of a severe w ... k factors. In addition, because a lot more people use fireplaces to heat their homes during extreme cold temperatures, the occurrences of fires are quite common; carbon monoxide poisoning from indoor ...

(12 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management